Methylprednisolone therapy in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis. A randomized multicenter trial.

STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of a corticosteroid in reducing the short-term mortality of patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter trial. SETTING Four university teaching hospitals. PATIENTS We enrolled 66 patients with alcoholic hepatitis and either spontaneous hepatic… CONTINUE READING
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